• Comment

    Why compliance demands a DevOps approach

    Security compliance doesn't have to stifle innovation -- it should baked into the agile development process.

  • Intelligence

    NSA halts Section 702 'upstream' collection

    The NSA says it is halting "upstream" collection of email traffic that mentions targets of foreign surveillance after an internal review of "inadvertent compliance incidents" involving information collected on U.S. persons.

  • Open Data

    Senators seek to protect federal data

    Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced a bill seeking to protect public access to open government data through legislation and prevent its removal without sufficient public notice.

  • Cybersecurity

    Senate cyber panel makes public debut

    Lawmakers probe why the U.S. needs a strategy, authorities and systems to deter and defend against cyber-enabled information operations directed as the U.S.

  • Congress

    MGT is back

    Capitol Hill IT modernization champion Will Hurd reintroduced a bill to support the retirement of legacy technology and the shift to cloud and managed services.

  • Homeland Security

    Trump taps hedge fund CISO to lead IT at DHS

    Richard Staropoli, who leads IT security at a New York-based hedge fund, will serve as the top tech official at the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Veterans Affairs

    New VA office to focus on whistleblowers, accountability

    President Trump visited the VA's headquarters to sign an executive order setting up a new office inside the agency to target problem employees and protect whistleblowers.

  • Open Data

    Trump tech aide touts DATA Act as 'model' for innovation

    A few agencies will miss the May deadline to electronically submit their financial data, but robust support of spending data transparency from the White House, Congress and the private sector will keep the pressure on lagging agencies.

  • E-diplomacy guru seeks elected office

    Alec Ross, a pioneer of e-diplomacy at the State Department and an adviser to Hillary Clinton, is running for governor of Maryland.

  • Management

    OMB seeks more specific IT spending data

    New guidance instructs agencies to break out investments for seven standard "support IT" categories.

  • Health IT

    Price: Docs aren't 'data-entry clerks'

    The nation's top health official wants to reduce the burden he says health IT regulation puts on practitioners.

  • Budget

    Congress plans one-week punt on funding deadline

    Congress and the White House need more time to come to terms on a package to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2017.